The College of Arts and Humanities at UWG offers an exciting, diverse curriculum that allows its students to flourish and become community and world leaders. Here at COAH, we value the past and look forward to the future. Discover what makes UWG's College of Arts and Humanities the best place to think, write, and create!
Think. Write. Create.
The University of West Georgia's College of Arts and Humanities (COAH) emphasizes academic excellence and community engagement, both on-and-off campus. We pride ourselves on effective and innovative teaching, experiential learning, creative expression, professional development, and genuine curiosity, all which provide our students with a transformative education.
School of the Arts
The School of the Arts (SOTA) at the University of West Georgia houses the departments of Music, Art, and Theatre, along with programs in Film Studies and Creative Writing. In addition, SOTA sponsors its own events on and off campus, and facilitates a number of arts-based initiatives in the surrounding schools and communities.Learn More
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Arts & Humanities
The Department of Art seeks to provide undergraduate and graduate students with opportunities for intellectual, creative, personal, and technical development through quality teaching, scholarly inquiry, creative endeavor, and service for the public good.Learn More
Foreign Language and Literature
The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures educates students to become better global citizens through instruction in foreign language, literature, film, and culture. Through this study, students gain further knowledge of their own language and culture and are able to make informed cultural comparisons.Learn More
English & Philosophy
The English Program offers B.A. degrees as well as an M.A. degree in English. We also offer minors in Literature and Creative Writing, and support interdisciplinary minor programs in Film Studies and Africana Studies. In addition to a major and minor in philosophy, both of which are excellent pre-professional areas of concentration, the Philosophy Program offers a concentration in law and both a concentration and a minor in religion.Learn More
Nothing prepares students for the future like a glimpse back into the past, which makes our History department the perfect place to hone your skills in research, critical thinking and writing.Learn More
The Department of Music enriches the cultural life of the West Georgia region, and has an excellent reputation for preparing musicians who seek careers in teaching, performance, and the music industry.Learn More
Students who participate in drama often experience higher test scores, improved reading comprehension, maintain better attendance records, and stay generally more engaged in school than their non-arts counterparts.Learn More
At the University Writing Center, faculty and graduate tutors assist students with all areas of the writing process. We offer free 30-minute and hour-long individual tutorials and welcome students from all disciplines, at any level.Learn More